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University at Buffalo, BA 1977
Political Science

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Jordan Levy

Jordan Levy is a General Partner at SoftBank Capital NY and also Managing Partner of Seed Capital Partners, an early stage venture capital fund that he co-founded in 1999.

Prior to co-founding Seed Capital Partners, he was co-founder of ClientLogic and was President, co-CEO and co-Chair of its predecessor companies SOFTBANK Services Group and UCA (now SITEL Worldwide).

Previously, Jordan was SVP of Software Etc,now GameStop (NYSE:GME) and prior to that he was also co-founder of Software Distribution Services, now known as Ingram Micro (NYSE:IM).

Jordan currently serves on the boards of several technology companies including SocialFlow, Spanfeller Media, Synaptic Digital, COKeM Int. and is Chairman of Synacor (NASDAQ: SYNC).

He is a Board Observer of Betaworks and Boxee.

Previously, Jordan served on the boards of ZipList (sold to Condé Nast in 2012), OMGPOP (sold to Zynga in 2012), Hyperpublic (sold to Groupon in 2012), and KickApps (sold to KIT digital in 2011).

He also is the first non-Native American on the Board of Seneca Holdings Corporation.

Jordan is Chair of the Erie Canal Harbor Development Corporation, the State Agency responsible for the redevelopment of Buffalo’s vast historic waterfront.

He is also on the Advisory Board for NYC Seed and a trustee of the University of Buffalo Foundation.

He served for nine years as a trustee of the Albright Knox Art Gallery and is a past President of the Jewish Federation of Greater Buffalo.

Recent Milestones


Company Date Round Size Participants
Flashnotes 7/2013Seed$1.5M6
Flashnotes 10/2012Seed$1.8M7



  1. Flashnotes Closes $1.5M Seed Funding;Acquires NoteUtopia (finsmes.com) [edit]
  2. Crowdsourcing In The Classroom: Flashnotes Gets $1.8M Seed Round From Atlas, Softbank And Angels For Its Study Marketplace (techcrunch.com) [edit]
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